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Wines of Canada
Canadian Vintners Association
The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is the national voice of the Canadian wine industry, representing more than 90% of annual wine production. CVA members are engaged in the entire wine value chain from grape growing, farm management, grape harvesting, research, wine production, bottling, retail sales and tourism.
Blasted Church is an Okanagan Falls-based creative and quirky winery producing fine BC VQA wines.
Named for its red clay soil and large stones, the 38-acre vineyard in Lincoln Lakeshore is the latest venture by Moray Tawse, who saw the terroir as having a clear uniqueness to it. Redstone Winery produces wines which are bold and full of character.
Hernder Estate Winery
Producing VQA wines, the vineyards of Hernder Estate Winery sit beneath the brow of the Niagara Escarpment.
Averill Creek Vineyard
Located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the Averill Creek’s 32-acre vineyard includes small-lot plantings of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Maréchal Foch, Foch Cabernet, Cabernet Libre, and Merlot.
Fielding Estate Winery
A family-owned and operated winery located on the Beamsville Bench, Fielding Estate Winery produces 100% VQA Niagara wines from their vineyard overlooking Lake Ontario.
Reif Estate Winery
The philosophy of Oenologist and President Klaus Reif that “great wines start in the vineyard” is the cornerstone of the quality and integrity of Reif Estate’s wines.
Joie, meaning “joy” in French, expresses the pleasure that wine and food have brought to the lives of the winery’s founders. JoieFarm grows grape varieties of Alsace and Burgundy which excel in the cool-climate, desert landscape of the Okanagan Valley.
Peller Estates Winery
Andrew Peller Ltd. was founded in 1969 by the grandfather of current CEO, John Peller. Andrew emigrated from Hungary to Canada in 1927 with the dream of founding a winery – a dream which remains alive today in the form of the legacy of great wines at Andrew Peller Ltd.
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards specializes in handcrafted, small-lot wines made from grapes from certified organic vineyards. The focus is on balanced wines that faithfully express their terroir including award-winning Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and aromatic whites such as Riesling and sparkling wines.
The Hatch Winery
The Hatch in West Kelowna celebrates grape growing and wine making as extraordinary endeavors, seeing wine as a liquid art collaboration with unique growers and the singularity of their land.